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we will get back to it and keep listening and i will let you know if anything changes. right new, in word on whether oscar pistorius will be set free or if he will stay in jail awaiting trail on premeditated murder. we will check back shortly to find out what is happening. >> something else, this is the end of ski week the how is the weather? >> back at home it is quiet. and live doppler 7 hd want to get you out the door and you need a coat but nothing to save you from getting wet. now, what will happen today around the bay at 7:00, 44 degrees and sunshine and a blue sky at noon and mid-50's and low 60's by 4:00 and going to be mild out there and a few high clouds but for all intents and purposes it will be dry and 53 in the evening hours and inland valleys, hard to find frost out there at 37 degrees, some of our cooler spots and around 60's so
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mild for lunch hour, and mostly sunny and 61 at 4:00, and we will see clouds hanging around at 7:00 and 52 degrees. at the coast we are starting off clear and temperatures in the upper 30's to mid 40's and breezy but not so much as yesterday. we will hang out in the mid-50's and we will see clouds and 47 at 7:00. sue? >> we will go back to redwood city with the app and show you seaport boulevard visible from 101 because of an overnight fatal accident that c.h.p. has again issued a sig-alert and they are asking you avoid the area, the redwood city area, the investigation is ongoing and it is a very handy app and free at the apple app and google play and you can navigate the commute. in san jose, an injury accident, a car ran the intersection and hit the bus and minor injuries involved and that person, one
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person, has been transported so they are in the clearing phases of this capital expressway. san jose with a live look the headlights neighboring -- snaking 280 northbound. >> a ferry has become too popular forcing the transit agency and the 6:00 a.m. ferry for san francisco left the larkspur terminal and it is a great way to get to work, very civilized, relaxing, hop on the ferry a quick trip to san francisco, no traffic, no worries, that is the good news. more than a few commuters have figured it out and it is causing problems. larkspur golden gate ferry service is so popular sold out boats are daily events into the city in the morning.
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the officerry carries 5, 500 passengers a day but parking at the terminal is very limited, only 1,400 spaces and they sell out fast and commuters know it. >> the price of gas is becoming more and more expensive and as parking prices increase in town people are probably finding it more affordable to take the ferry. >> the trick is to get up early. >> parking is free but the district is considering something that could be very unpopular, charging to park. using the fees to build a packing structure or cut a parking deal with nearby businesses. the district floating the idea of adding another boat during high commute times. that is a positive dilemma but the bridge district is needing to do something and they expect
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a decision in the next few months. >> supporters want to rename san francisco international airport in honor of harvey milk. the supervisor last month introduced legislation to rename the airport harvey milk san francisco international. milk was the first openly gay elected official and was assassinated along with the mayor mascone in 1978. agoers say the new rally is to urge the other supervisors to support his legislation. voters may decide on the name change in november. >> we are days away from massive federal spending cuts and a new poll reveals what americans want congress to do, from bloomberg news shows 54 percent of americans want congress to delay the cuts, 40 percent say the government should go ahead and allow them to kick in. as lawmakers in washington, dc, face the looming fiscal deadline, governors from away the country will converge on the capitol including governor brown of california. he'll be in washington, dc,
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for the annual gathering of the national governors' association and will gin other governors at a monday meeting with president obama. he says the goal is to "build relationships" with other governors cross the country. >> hewlet-packard is picketed to have a stock open higher after better-than-expected earning reports with shares jumping 5.5 percent or 94 cents after hours to $18, just above that a share. in the earnings report releases after the closing bell, they said they earned $1.2 billion or 65 cents a share, the 16 percent decrease from the year before but it is still better than what analysts and h.p. predicted. still, c.e.o. cautioned investors saying the turn around is far from over. >> listen to this, you know about texting on teens but what about f.b.i. agents? a new warning circulating inside the bureau.
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>> coming up first if the friday evening commute includes bart, the delays passenger traveling to and from san francisco should expect tonight. >> a live look outside the bay bridge live at it you can see bridge live at it you can see the lights going off. of walking
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>> 6:10 on friday. the winds are nonexistent compared to yesterday. we will talk temperatures. we are running around 34 in napa and 38 in concord and san jose, and 36 in los gatos and half moon bay, and 39 in hayward, and san carlos and everyone else low-to-mid 40's. throughout the afternoon hours, how about upper 50's at the coast, maybe a few mid-50's like half moon bay and low-to-mid 60's for the rest of us. headed into tomorrow we will have temperatures on the decline and i will show you that in a second and a chance for sprinkles. sue? >> back to san jose update on the accident, the capital expressway involving a bus car ran a red light, hit the bus, more damage to the car than the bus but one person is injured and taken to the hospital but the intersection is open with lanes getting by and it is clearing. westbound 580 at coolidge a stall blocking the off-ramp there, and checking this with bart and muni everyone is on time and the capital corridor
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train 521 remains about 30 minutes behind. eric and kristen? >> if the friday plans include taking bart to and from san francisco expect delays. starting at 10:00 p.m. only one of the two tunnels in the bay will be open beneath the bay so trains have to sure a single set of tracks and passengers traveling in either direction should expect delays of 10 or 15 minutes and bart is shutting down pat of the tunnel to perform track maintenance. >> call it an oscar movie marathon, moviegoers are getting a catch up on the best picture nominees in one day. >> first, though, sexting and the f.b.i. and what a top agency
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>> benicia, san ramon, and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> it is not so cool this morning mid-to-upper 30's and mid-40's for the rest of us. look at all the sunshine, not so breezy as yesterday with temperatures in the mid-to-upper 50's and through the afternoon hours we will need the sunglasses and mid-50's at the coast and upper 50's to low 60's for the rest of us and at 7:00 it will be mild and upper farts to mid-50's with clouds on the increase. as far as tomorrow it will be breezy and slightly cooler and a warming trend for the weekend. >> we have been talking about the new video from kansas city showing what really happens when the streets are too icy. look at that. buses fishtail out of control
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and crashed into light pole. in word on any injuries and not clear if any passengers were open board at the time but all kansas city buses had to stop service yesterday because of the ice and snow. the service has resumed this morning. the storm that bought all the winter weather to kansas city and the great plains is hitting chicago. here is video from this morning a winter weather advisory is in affect in chicago until 3:00 p.m. today. >> a top boeing official will present the f.a.a. today with a list potential fixes to the battery problems that grounded the boeing 787 dreamliner. the solutions are designed to let the planes resume flying while they look for the cause of fires in two of the batteries. the fixes include wide are spacing between the cells inside the battery, a fireproof battery case and vents that route flammable gases outside the flame and the f.a.a. will not rule on that today.
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>> more than 900 people have died in mass shootings during the past seven years according to a new analysis from "usa today" the paper reports that 934 people have lost their lives since 2006 in the united states. this includes 146 different mass shootings. the deaths only account for less than 1 percent of all gun-related homicides. mass shootings are defined as incidents where four are more people were killed. >> terrorism,ent nothing, white collar cram and now sexting to the list of investigations keeping the f.b.i. busy. cnn reports that the f.b.i. now is cracking down on sexting among their employees, the assistant director admits there are cases of employees using government-issued smartphones to send racy text and nude photos and a memo is going around reminding employees their phones are for official use only. >> google's latest is now on the
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market. check it out, this is the new pixel with a laptop with a touch screen starting at $1,300 and is designed to compete with laptops by apple and microsoft but with touch screen features so it is a combination. >> you get a flashback scene of the bus stuck in the snow? >> a lot of friends in kansas city and st. louis, we were talking to i'm other on facebook and i was laughing. now, what is going on outside -- no, i felt for them but they had a snow day yesterday and today the kids are getting an extended weekend. i remember those thunder snows, it is so common. just so quiet when it snows, just amazing. and you hear a clap of thunder and a blue flash? you get a chance, you need to experience that.
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live doppler 7 hd showing it is clear and quiet and dry this morning. our next system is up to the north right now and it is moving more toward the east than the south and we get the end of the system in the form of a sprinkle and that is it. check out this beautiful picture, from angel island back to berkeley there, and we are looking at 42 in san francisco, oak at 40 and 39 at san jose, and dress for 34 in palo alto and a look from our roof camera you can see the lights are on, santa rosa is 36 and we are freezing in gilroy and napa at 32 and concord and los gatos dress for 36 and we will have sunny conditions and calmer breezes today so we will be warmer and cloudy tonight with a sprinkle possible and the continued period is warm and dry. here is what is happening, high pressure still push the storm track to the north, inside slider is what this is going to be as we will stay dry into next week, inside slider means it
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will head to the east of us and here is the cold front this evening you can see by the afternoon, and early evening, it is moving more toward the east and rain and mountain snow in the northern section of our state and flurries even light dusting of snow in the sierra overnight and we are getting barely sprinkles and behind the system, it is going to be breezy tomorrow, and slightly cooler. temperatures, in fact, will be down about three or four degrees tomorrow, but, by sunday, calmer and warmer with upper 50's at the coast and well stay in the mid-to-upper 50's at the coast each day from sunday through thursday and we will be in the mid-60's to near 70 around the bay and inland from sunday all the way through thursday. have a great day. sue? >> checking back with the signature alert in redwood city at the intersection of bay shore and seaport, overnight fatal accident and c.h.p. is on the scene during an investigation. it affects you if you are traveling to the redwood city
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port otherwise it could be visible moving beyond the scene and sig-alert is still in affect and update capital expressway a car ran a red light and hit a bus an hour and a half ago and one person taken to the hospital. the intersection is open and clearing. this is line 102 and traffic is get through the intersection at capital expressway and we have a stall left bound blocking the off ramp at coolidge. >> blade runner returns to court a decision we have been waiting on, for two hours, from the judge on whether oscar pistorius can be granted bail facing the murder charges. but, first, the red carpet is rolled out and we will shift gears, the celebrityies picking out the designers but are you ready? the one stop shop for bay area movie fans who want to want the [ female announcer ] the best way to see europe is with royal caribbean.
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>> i am back with numbers, highs 61 in san francisco and san mateo and fremont and palo alto and oakland and richmond and san rafael at 62 and vallejo and san jose and livermore at 63 and concord at 64 and santa rosa and napa 65 and cooler at half moon bay at 55 degrees. snow moved through chicago overnight and o'hare has flight delays so check ahead. at home everything is quiet
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until this afternoon and into the evening hours where eureka will get rain and 53 and increasing clouds in tahoe and 49 and light snow tonight and tomorrow morning and mid-60's through the central valley and a lost sunshine in southern california and 65 in san diego and 68 in los angeles and pre breaking news. >> we have a decision in the oscar pistorius bail hearing. the judge has granted him bail. oscar pistorius has been granted bill. right after the judge uttered those words he called for another five minute recess. why have any on how much the bail is but as he wound up the arguments that is two hours of arguments, the judge said he had no evidence that he was a flight risk, that he had any propensity for violence or that he would interfere with any witnesses. the judge also mentioning that oscar pistorius was reaching out and the fact he broke down that long affidavit explaining everything in his words that happened that night, that was
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kind of a good-faith effort more than some defendants who say i promise i won't flee. again, the judge making a decision oscar pistorius has been granted bail. >> looking forward to finding out how much that bail is we will check back in with you for the latest information. >> right now, we are going to shift gears and talk about oscar sunday. if you don't know who to root for, really, on sunday, anc theaters has an offer for you offering another best picture showcase at select bay area theaters tomorrow, so for $40 you can see five best picture nominees in a row, tomorrow, so if you are ready, that will get you ready for sunday, right? the movie marathon starts at 10:00 p.m. with "beasts of the southern wild" and then "life of pie" and "lincoln" and "silver linings playbook." and then "zero dark thirty."
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you can have a front row seat on oscar sunday right here on abc7, coverage going at 2:00 p.m. with on the red carpet at the oscars, the stars arrive at 4:00 on oscars red carpet live and the academy award presentations begin at 5:30. after, we will have a re-cap of the biggest moments and your pass to the after parties followed by jimmy kimmel oscar special at 10:00 p.m. and abc7 news at 11. >> while you are watching join us for the oscars party on facebook, you and our 95,000 other friends can comment on the fashions and surprises. all you have to do is to "like" our page. >> south africa judge rules whether "blade runner" oscar pistorius has to stay in jail until the murder time. we will have the ruling for you coming up. >> chaos on the strip, we talked
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to the family of a bay area man killed in las vegas and police are revealing what might is led up to the violence. >> the woman known for put a finger in a bowl of when difficult's chili is back in jail again. i will tell you why up@ñ
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>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. what a beautiful morning! checking out a gorgeous sunrise over the east bay hills on this friday morning. we will find out how the wet is looking. mike? >> off to a clear start. it is dry outside. live doppler 7 hd shows clear air this morning. we will look at what is going to
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happen today. first, around the bay we have sunshine and 43 degrees. low-to-mid 40's and mild. noon is in the mid-50's with blue sky and mild this afternoon and low 60's and a few high clouds in the evening but nice at 53. as we head inland at 7:00, not so cool mid-to-upper 30's and around noon and through the afternoon you will hang out in the upper 50's to low 60's and clouds in the evening at 52. headed to the coast it will not be so breezy and we start off clear and 39 and 54 at noon and sunny and 53 at 4:00 and high clouds mixing with the stars at 7:00. is it friday lite? >> relatively lit. walnut creek southbound 680 from pleasant hill and concord, traffic is moving but we have a few brake lights by 24 interchange, but no significant delays. not is light at the toll plaza with metering lights on, the sky
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is buff, and nice pink morning and time to look at the sun as you move westbound the metering lights are on here with sluggish traffic on the approach on 80 and east shore freeway with no stalls or citizens and a little bit of brake lights in the macarthur maze and this accident capital expressway involving a bus in the final clearing stages and a car ran a red light, hit the bus, an injury involved and the ambulance left the scene already. can you get through the intersection. >> more on the breaking news we are following from south africa. a judge has granted bail for oscar pistorius as he awaits trial on murder charges. back to katie marzullo who has been glued to the hearing all morning. >> court still in recess which was called by the judge after he
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announced that oscar pistorius would be granted bail. ma -- what is happening now is the dollar amount. no indication of what that will be. we know oscar pistorius is worth about $630,000 a year he mays and he has mutt pill properties. that will factor in to how much bail he is let out on but he could walk out of the courthouse in the next 30 minutes or so. you are looking live outside the courthouse. a man is holding a sign, possibly in support of oscar pistorius. a lot people, his family is very excited for this news. his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp's family will not be happy with what has happened and the judge talked if more than two hours about case before deciding to grant oscar pistorius bail saying he has no evidence that oscar pistorius is a flight risk or evidence he has
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a propensity if violence and no evidence he will interfere with witnesses. he is still charged with premeditated murder in the debt of his girlfriend, that happened at his home on valentine's day. he claims it was an accident and he thought there was an intruder in the bathroom and the prosecution says the couple were fighting for an hour before the shooting and oscar pistorius intended to kill his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. we expect in 30 minutes or so, oscar pistorius will walk out of the courtroom. we waiting to find out how much he has to put up to post the bail. back here the bay area woman who became famous for lying about fining a finger inside a couple of chili from when -- wendy's is in the news. what did anna ayala do?
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>> a different hoax this time. rather than a finger, it involved an ankle. she has a new booking photo, take a look at anna ayala arrested yesterday for charges of accessory to a felony and filing a false police report. the first time she was in trouble was back in 2005 and we have video. at that time she said she found a human finger in a couple of chili she ordered at wendy's and she planted the finger in hopes of suing wendy's and the finger belonged to an acquaintance who lost it in an accident. it cost when difficult's millions in lost sales. now the country issues. police say her son accidentally shot himself in the ankle in front of their san jose home. he is on parole and not allowed to have a gun. investigators say ayala cooked up a story and told police her son was shot and she gave detailed descriptions. men who shot him.
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investigators did digging and figured out it was a lay and ayala had gotten rid of the gun which is tampering so they arrested her. she is back in jail. her bail is $150,000 and she is due in court today. >> it is 6:36, and an oakland father is headed to las vegas to bring his son's body back home after being killed in a drive-by shooting on the strip. oakland rapper known as kenny clip died of gunshot wounds yesterday morning. the 27-year-old was driving his months -- mazurati when he and a friend came under fire. his has rate went through the intersection and stuck several other cars including a taxi and the cab driver and the passenger were killed when the tax caught fire and exploded. >> this is something you never really, really ever want do experience as a parent to lose a
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child. >> police believe an argument at the casino hotel led to the shooting. >> now, a group of students spent the night on campus of city college of san francisco camping out since yesterday afternoon. police let them stay overnight. the students want the administration to put pressure on city hall to deep the school open. city college is at risk of losing accreditation next month because of budgetary and academic issues. students want to meet with the administration to give them input on ways to keep the school open. >> the morning commute could get more expensive in the north bay. the new proposals now under consideration. >> coming up, first, sky seven shows the story of a crane toppling on the bay bridge. >> look at bay bridge toll plaza.
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>> we will start with temperatures, it is cooler this morning at american canyon and petaluma at 32 and fairfield and santa clara at 33 and pleasant done and 34 in palo alto and walnut creek is 37 and half moon bay is 36 and union city is 39 and everyone else in the low-to-mid 40's. now, the temperatures are warmer than yesterday and high clouds late this afternoon and low-to-mid 60's and to the coast we have mid-to-upper 50's and a cold front moving through quietly tonight and tomorrow high pressure is back but it will bring cool breezes and a few degrees cooler than today and sunday we will gain the temperatures back and we will keep it mild on monday with mid-to-upper 50's at the coast and mid-60's around the inland neighborhoods.
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sue? >> light if you are driving from hayward to san mateo on the bridge you can see the tail lights from the flat section headed to the san mateo side of things westbound, moving nicely with no delays either direction between the peninsula and the east bay good news if you are in the san jose area capital expressway, the early accident involving a bus has been cleared totally out of the lanes and it is get by just fine and no problems with mass transit a great way to go. >> crews are trying to figure what caused a crane to collapse under the bridge, we flew over the scene moments after the accident and you can see the twisted metal from the crane. despite the dam, no one was injured. crews removed steel support from under the bridge east of the island. the bridge was not damaged. the accident is not expected to delay the opening of the new eastern span which now is 193 days away.
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>> the flu vaccine is meant to protect people from getting sick and one group may not be getting the protection they hope for. >> trading is underway on wall street and a look at the big board, the dow is up 56 points and ahead we go live to the new york stock exchange. >> a problem ferry commuters are too familiar with, sole out boats and packed parking lots, a possible solution b
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>> benicia, san ramon and all the bay area. >> this is live doppler 7 hd the eat enthird of the country you can see the snowstorm in the upper midwest with delays at o'hare airport and everyone else is doing okay right new.
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call ahead with the storms headed up the seaboard. at home everything is quiet but by the afternoon, light rain is possible in eureka at 53 and increasing clouds in tahoe and 49 and a dusting of light snow and mid-60's through the central valley and mid-to-upper 60's around san diego and los angeles but a lot of sunshine today. >> north boehnerry -- bay ferry riders could get relief with the larkspur. >> back in the day, larkspur ferry was the best kept secret, but no longer. there is 9:40 ferry to san francisco, a relaxing way to get to san francisco, 30 minutes, no traffic, no worries. 9 bad news is more than a few have figured it out and it is causing problems. the ferry service is so popular
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bets are sole out especially for the 7:50 and 8:20 a.m. runs and the ferry carries 5,300 passenger as day. parking is free but parking is gone and they may have to charge to pay to build a new parking structure. >> we need to look at what we can do to sustain our ridership and, at the same time, continue to provide parking. >> the price of gas it is more and more expensive and as the packing prices increase in town, people are probably finding the ferry more affordable than trying to find a place to park. >> parking fee would not be too much, maybe $2 or $3 for the day and more commuters, more
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parking, the need for more boats, that would be pretty important, too, the district floating the idea of adding another boat during high commute times. it is a positive dilemma but the district needs they need to do something and fast. the decision could be made in the next couple of months. >> it turns out the flu vaccine is not a big help for one group. according to the centers for disease control the vaccine is only 9 percent effective in protecting seniors again the most common and dangerous flu bag. the vaccine's effectiveness was a moderate 56 percent if all age groups and experts say the preliminary results are disappointing and highlight the need for a better vaccine but officials emphasize some protection is better than no protection. the flu season started early but the worst is over. >> the turn around for palo alto based hewlet-packard is showing
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progress. >> u.s. wine exports hit a record high. we go to the new york stock exchange with that and more. jane? >> good morning, happy friday. we will start with hewlett-packard a big story of the day on wall street. the largest pc maker says profits stopped estimates. that is the good news. the bad news it is due to cost cutting like job cuts, and the c.e.o. says she feels good about next year and thinks the company will resume growth. one says the five year turn around is going better than expected but still a "work in progress." so far this morning, h.p. is higher in reaction to the numbers. >> a new investment in the san francisco company values a company at $2.5 billion worth more than zynga or yelp and it is not generating sales yet but the number of users is using and investors like that, and it is a social networking site that lets you collect and share photos by putting they will on a virtual
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bullen tin board. >> the silicon valley index is trading up. apple is in the news, with a call to return more cash to shareholders. finally, wine exports set another record the third year in a row, san francisco based wine institute says europe is the biggest buyer of california wipes which make up 90 percent of u.s. exports, canada is second, china and south korea also buying a lot more u.s. wine than a few years ago. >> that reminds me of the movie "bottle shock" about the first california wine to boat a french wine in the competition. >> now it is a regular thing. >> we are toasting to the weekend which is upon us and we will ramp things up. >> temperatures are going to go
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up today, down tomorrow, and become up for sunday and then they will say this for the better part of next week with a spring flavor to the forecast. if you have been waiting to wash the car you can do it tomorrow and you can detail that and it will stay clean for a while and live doppler 7 hd shows we do have dry air and this is our next storm to the north and this is going to be ever so slowly sliding to the south and the radar returns are moving west to east and we will miss out on the moisture and check out the beautiful picture from mount tamalpais, the sun is. coming up over the east bay hills and now, temperatures, dress for from the in san francisco and oakland is 40 and mid-to-upper 30's san jose and walnut creek and palo alto and mill valley. this is how it looks downtown san francisco, ferry building and bay bridge and we are in the low-to-mid 60's around santa rosa and napa and concord and frost around napa and gilroy and getting close to the 33 in fairfield. starting off this morning with a clear sky and we will end up
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with a few high clouds but it will be mild and not so breezy with clouds tonight with a sprinkle but not so cool because of the cloud cover and extend period of warm and dry weather. our high pressure is dominate the storm track and it is moving to the southeast and it will head to the sierra more than us, and that is why we are going to be dry and we will get a few sprinkles out of the system at hole tonight and a dusting of snow in the sierra overnight and the early morning as the cold front rolls through and it is there at 7:00 in the morning, and during the afternoon it will become breezy and increasing sunshine. temperatures today are going to be in the low-to-mid 60's around the bay and inland and mid to you per 50's at the coast and tomorrow you can see we drop a couple of degrees and it will feel cooler because of the breeze and it becomes warm and calm again sunday and sunday through thursday are in the mid-to-upper 50's at the coast and mid-60's to near 70 around
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the bay and inland. have a great weekend. >> good morning, everyone, happy friday, this is 280 northbound direction with the sun coming up and it is bright but traffic is slowing nice lion the 7 -- 17 overcrossing, and walnut creek is nice down to dublin/pleasanton in the southbound direction. back to redwood city the abc7 app at the intersection of east bayshore to the east of 101, 101 is no problem but there is a sig-alert in effect at the bayshore because of an overnight fatal accident that could be visible from the freeway. they are wrapping under the investigation. you can download this and it is free to help navigate your commute at apple app and google play. >> five thins to know before you go. >> we return in 60
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a beautiful sunrise in the east bay, mike will tell us what this pore continueds for the weather coming up in a minute. >> as we are ready to hand it off to "good morning america" here are five things to know before you go. one, breaking news: oscar pistorius has been granted bail. the judge said there was no evidence the olympian was a flight risk. this is the latest part: bail has been set at just under $113,000 u.s. dollars. oscar pistorius could walk out of jail any minute now. he returns to court june 4. >> number two, the woman who planted a finger in her wendy's chili is in trouble again, anna ayala is in jail for filing a false police report. authorities say she lied of her son's accidentally shooting himself in the ankle because he has a previous burglary conviction and is not allowed to have a gun. >> three, an oakland man could go free after being wrongly convicted of attempted murder
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seven years ago. the 51-year-old had the trial overturned, after evidence presented to show he was innocent. >> the larkspur ferry is too popular, and they need solutions to add another boat to accommodate riders during the morning and evening rush hour. >> five, in 30 minutes google is hosting a live chat with astronauts on the international space station and will answer your questions about life 200 miles above the earth. we have a link to the nasa google plus page at abc7news.com. >> now the accweather forecast. >> could not pass up this beautiful sunrise from mount tamalpais looking over the east bay hills and now, the temperatures compared to average, fan pa is two degrees warmer and live more is one and the same in oakland and san francisco where we should be at 62 and 61 and redwood city at 62
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and san jose at 63 and one or two degrees cooler. headed in the afternoon we will start off sunshine and we will see a few high clouds and we will hang out in the low-to-mid 60's around the bay and inland and watch out for the breezes. temperatures are in the mid-to-upper 50's. have a great friday. >> back to the toll plaza you have metering lights and traffic is picking toward the macarthur maze and sluggish on the upper deck but, still, no major delays into san francisco with the exception of the metering lights and it is sluggish as you move beyond the estuary and if you are headed out, 580 is a good ride from the altamont pass to dublin/pleasanton and highway four from antioch is bumping up and it picks up in concord and from the carquinez bridge to the macarthur maze it is just over 20 minutes, not too bad.
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good morning, america. breaking news. bail granted to olympic hero oscar pistorius. the sprinter just learning that he'll go free right now. the judge said that pistorius is the only person who knows what happened. but rules that he's not a flight risk. our live report from court. vegas on alert after the dramatic gun battle on the strip. bullets flying between a range rover and a maserati outside the famous casinos. three killed, at least six injured. police now on a massive manhunt for the shooters in the suv. also breaking,
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that massive winter storm shuts down a huge swath of the country. thousands of cars stranded. buses out of control on city streets. tornadoes damage the south. it's all moving east with heavy rain and snow to areas already buried. and these shocking seconds caught on tape on a moving ski lift. this teenager, hanging on for dear life, then falling four stories down, smashing into the side of the mountain. he's okay. and revealing this morning, what caused his astonishing fall. good morning to our viewers in the west. robin will be pacing herself. she's back from her bone marrow transplant. she's sleeping in this morning. feels great. she'll be coming in later to interview michelle obama.